Methyldopa Coupon - Methyldopa 250mg tablet
Methyldopa Coupon - Methyldopa 250mg tablet

Methyldopa Medicare Coverage


Does Medicare cover methyldopa?

41% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug, so it's pretty much a toss-up.

How much is my methyldopa co-pay with Medicare?

It depends. Which coverage stage are you in? Click on a tab below…

Donut Hole
Post-Donut Hole
Co-Pay Range
$1 – $36
In the Deductible co-pay stage, you are responsible for the full cost of your prescriptions. Your Medicare deductible cannot exceed $360 in 2016.
Co-Pay Range
$1 – $29
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$5 – $47
In the Donut Hole (also called the Coverage Gap) stage, you’ll pay more for your prescriptions. In 2016, the Donut Hole begins once you’ve spent $3,310 in one year.
Co-Pay Range
$3 – $16
In the Post-Donut Hole (also called Catastrophic Coverage) stage, Medicare will cover most of your drug costs. In 2016, this stage begins once you have spent $4,850.
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Ways to Save on Methyldopa

Here are some ways that may lower the cost of your methyldopa prescription.

Fill a 90-Day Supply to Save
You may be able to lower your total cost by filling a greater quantity at one time.
Cheaper Alternative
Less expensive drugs that work the same way may be available.

Methyldopa Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

Some Medicare plans have restrictions on coverage of methyldopa that may include:

Prior Authorization

Most Medicare plans will require you to obtain their authorization before they will provide coverage for this prescription. You’ll need to contact your plan and they may require you to have your doctor fill out paperwork indicating why you need this prescription. If you do not receive authorization or don’t want to go through this process, you may want to consider using a GoodRx discount instead of Medicare to find the best price for this prescription.

What drug tier is methyldopa typically on?

Tier 1

Medicare plans typically list methyldopa in Tier 1 of their formulary. Tier 1 drugs are usually inexpensive generics. You’ll pay a low co-pay.

Does your plan have restrictions?

See discount prices that can save you money when your Medicare plan doesn't work for you.

Medicare prices are provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). If you encounter any issues, please let us know.
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